Centennial Paleontology Site - Fossils Revealed

Notice the Pi Shape the Teeth Have
Notice the Pi Shape the Teeth Have

Routine Investigation Reveals Fossils

In July 2003, paleontologists were on a routine investigation of fossil sites in the park when something caught their attention. It was a very large set of fossil teeth. Careful study revealed that these were the teeth of an ancient hornless rhinoceros - Subhyracodon occidentalis.

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Paleontologist Greg McDonald
Paleontologist Greg McDonald
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NPS Photo by Tom Farrell

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